UNOPS Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst Jobs in Kenya

UNOPS Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst Jobs in Kenya

Background Information – Job-Specific

  • The United Nations Support Office for Somalia (UNSOS) is mandated to provide administrative and logistics support to its partners in implementing the United Nations Security council resolution on Somalia.

  • The incumbent will work under the guidance of the Innovation and Technology Unit of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS.

  • The Big Data Analytics and Digital Media Support project team serves as the primary focal point for the Mission’s Big Data analytics and Digital Media engagement to benefit AMISOM and UNSOM.

  • The team will determine and establish mechanisms for developing substantive multi-dimensional data sets and other relevant digital information.

  • The team will cultivate abstract data, operational data, survey data, geospatial data and other forms of media content and employ machine learning algorithm as necessary to decipher key indicators, both internal and external, that may impact the Somali society vis a vis the concurrent mandates of the African Union and the United Nations in the country.

  • This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in UNSOS.

  • The incumbent of this position will be a personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility.

    Functional Responsibilities

  • Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager, the Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst will be administratively reporting to the Senior Big Data Analyst and Digital Media Officer and operationally work under the guidance of the Chief of Innovation and Technology Unit of the Field Technology Section of UNSOS.

    The incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Works with lead to conceptualize, design and implement a data analytics, social media and hate speech monitoring plan using a variety of analytics tools such as Talkwalker, Meltwater, as well as various social media analysis techniques (sentiment analysis, data mining processes etc.);

  • Provides support on data visualization and visual design materials. Produces and coordinates communications materials including data dashboards, maps, graphs, charts, infographics and related digital media content;

  • Helps in reviewing existing data collection and monitoring processes and develop process improvements to enhance overall data quality, credibility and reliability by leveraging social media analytics tools to monitor social channels and online media to generate monitoring reports;

  • Conducts research into the capabilities of various data collection and analytics platforms and social media monitoring tools;

  • Performs other duties as may be reasonably required and in line with the incumbent’s scope of services above.

    Monitoring and Progress Controls

  • The result of work of the Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst impacts directly on delivery of services that satisfy the requirements of UNSOS as well as the performance of the services implemented in its client missions.

  • It will also ensure proper processes and methodologies are followed and implemented according to the latest of the industry standards.

  • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring activities for all
    global locations are in line with the overall business targets and UN policies, rules and regulations.

    Education/Experience/Language Requirements


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Business Administration, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences or related field;

  • High School Diploma with additional years of relevant experience maybe accepted in lieu of degree.



  • A minimum of two (2) years of progressive professional experience in designing and developing Business Intelligence (BI) or Analytics products.

  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in digital media domain.


  • Experience working with globally-dispersed project teams and working in a multi-project environment;

  • Experience working on MS Power BI, Adobe Creative Cloud and ArcGIS;

  • Advanced knowledge of design approaches, tools, and methodologies to develop creative designs and produce high-quality graphic material for print and digital media projects;

  • Knowledge of standard industry production processes, including printing and desktop publishing, electronic publications and web;

  • Experience with and working knowledge of United Nations policies, practices and procedures related to communication is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

  • For this position, fluency in English is required;

  • Knowledge of another official UN language is an advantage.

    Contract Type, Level and Duration

  • Contract Type Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)

  • Contract Level] International Individual Contractor Agreement ( I-ICA 1)

  • Contract Duration Open-ended (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)

    Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time

  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.

  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

  • We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options.

  • This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types

  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.

  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post

  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNOPS Digital Media BI and Visualization Analyst Jobs in Kenya

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